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Study in Kenya shows link between chronic pain and glutamate consumption

Preliminary research from a small pilot study carried out in Meru, in eastern Kenya, shows a link between chronic pain and consumption of glutamate, a common flavour enhancer found in


Are orthopaedic patients outside the US more durable to pain compared to patients in the US?

American patients undergoing orthopaedic surgical procedures report higher pain intensity scores compared to patients undergoing similar procedures in 13 European and non-European countries. American patients received more treatments for pain,


Can over-the-counter pain medicine influence thoughts and emotions?

Over-the-counter pain medicine such as Ibuprofen and acetaminophen may influence how people process information, experience hurt feelings, and react to emotionally evocative images, according to recent studies. Examining these findings


15 March 2018, Airway Leads Day; London

Overview The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the Difficult Airway Society (DAS) are delighted to announce the third Airway Leads Day to be held at the Royal College of Anaesthetists on Thursday 15


Launch of national guidelines for tracheal intubation and airway management in critically ill patients

The Difficult Airway Society in collaboration with the Royal College of Anaesthetists, the Intensive Care Society and the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, has published new national guidance on the insertion of life-saving breathing tubes


The effect of general anaesthesia on the developing brain

The head of the CU School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology in Colorado, has written a review of scientific studies on the potentially adverse effects of exposing developing brains to


SonoSite supports first pan-European ESRA training

Saturday 27 January 2018 marks the first ESRA European Day of Regional Anaesthesia, delivered simultaneously in over 20 training hubs across the continent. FUJIFILM SonoSite is delighted to be backing this


Common pain reliever use during pregnancy linked to language delay in girls

In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai found an elevated rate of language delay in girls at 30 months old


Understanding the total cost of imaging equipment

FUJIFILM SonoSite is helping point of care ultrasound users to understand the total cost of imaging equipment ownership with a recently published article entitled Need to purchase imaging equipment? Consider


RCoA training anaesthetists awarded by NIHR for research

The RCoA in partnership with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network announced its research award winners in January. The awards, for members of the College, aim